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was born in detroit. best export, >> yeah. we had madonna from detroit and also tons of votes for kid rock. i mean music is a huge, huge part of detroit. and, of course, that's it for "way too early." "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." it's thursday, august 29th. we're going to have a great time here in detroit. we're live from the ford flat rock assembly line. just outside of detroit in flat rock, michigan. and this is an active assembly line, about to get busier as the morning progresses. >> unbelievable news today, ford is actually returning the production of the ford fusion to this plant. >> big news. >> from mexico. it's a $555 million commitment and what does that mean? that means more jobs for americans. >> about 1400. >> great news. >> we're going to speak with ford ceo alan mullally and coo mark fields about this important investment in u.s. manufacturing and what it will mean for the overall economy. >> and we're here to tell the story of detroit as well as the city's bankruptcy, it's been in the news, it'
and about with them today. >>> detroit's emergency manager downplays the city struggles we get the real store from the motor city. >>> reminder, don't forget to check out chris matthews at 7:00. too big. too small. too soft. too tasty. [ both laugh ] [ male announcer ] introducing progresso's new creamy alfredo soup. inspired by perfection. new creamy alfredo soup. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> social media has decided. here are this week's top trenders. >> they're not as bright, i don't care what they say. >> i fire the person that starts to purchase fluorescent light bulbs. stu, from you, i would like a memo that global warming is a pile of crap. >> glenn beck joins the anti-green team. >> the pigtail as we call it. we don't need the light bulb police umpts the energy-efficient, ugly and smelly
tonight, a tough sell. is this the right time to buy real estate in bankrupt detroit? and the rebuilding of new orleans, the battle over who longs in the new new orleans. good evening, thank you for being with us. it was an absolutely gob smacker of a vote. one that quickly reverberate here in washington, and one that may force the hand of the u.s. president. late today the british parliament to be the step of saying no to prime minister it will not support british participation in a military strike against syria. the fierce response wasn't just a surprise, it was nearly unprecedented to a pettish leader seeking to support his american ally. >> the origin question was the motion on syria, and the use of chemical weaponed as published in corrected form, since when an amendment has been moved. the question is that the amendment be made. as many say eh. >> eh. >> on the contrary no. >> no. >> and the raucous response could foreshadow more trouble, not just for the british prime minister, but for the white house as well. while president obama has taken great pains to say he has not made a de
has actually quietly just been won. it started right here on the banks of the detroit river in detroit, michigan, and yes, that is a giant nasty pile of something called pet coke. back in may "the new york times" highlighted what they described as a black mound of canadian oil waste rising over detroit. that oil waste is something called petroleum coke, a high sulfur, high carbon waste by-product of canadian oil sands. the petcoke that residents started spotting was put there by a company that owned it, a company call koch carbon, owned by the koch brothers. they started piling up all of this pet coke on banks of the detroit river before preparing to ship it off to other countries to be used as fuel. in addition to be a hideous eye sore, the pile also posed a potential health risk. we've got some video shot last month. look at this. look at that along the banks of the detroit river showing the black dust from the pet coke pile being kicked up in a storm that hit the area and just spreading everywhere. that black dust started blowing into nearby homes in detroit coming right through the
these rumors on the street. >>steve: and repeating them on that detroit radio station. bill o'reilly booked her last night. it was fiery. watch. >> chicago police, as you well know, are not gunning down black children. you know that; right? >> well, certainly they are not, bill. but based upon the history of african-americans in this country and based upon the fact that 70% of the murders in chicago are unsolved, 70% are unsolved, people are wondering what the heck is going on. certainly monique davis, who is a good friend to the police, who supports the police, i believe they're our first responder and i respect that, but i have the right as a legislator to repeat what my community says to me. >> not if it's irresponsible you don't. i hear a lot of *eurp -- irresponsible stuff. >> i don't think it is irresponsible. >> for chicago police to be accused of gunning down children? you don't think it'sish responsible. >> i don't think they said that. i said there was some suspicion -- >> that's irresponsible without any evidence. >>steve: we all hear crazy stuff. when you're in a position of power a
in detroit. let's bring in now, former governor of pennsylvania, and nbc news political analyst, ed rendell, also editor in chief of "parade" magazine maggie murphy. the latest issue of "parade" is a labor day report on putting america back to work. let's jump right into it now. manufacturing is returning, about five, six, seven years ago, you start ed realizing tha the cost of producing products in china were going up, the labor prices were going up with fuel costs up, shipping costs a lot more, companies in america started reorganizing. yesterday an extraordinary story about the uaw and ford joining arms, locking arms, 20,000 new jobs coming to detroit right away. i mean, things are really turning around. and you look forward over the next decade, it speeds up. we've got an energy boom coming. the likes of which we haven't seen in 100 years. it's going to get much cheaper to make products in america. >> it's going to get cheaper and the other thing along with companies and sort of the economics that it's good to grow some stuff here, consumers now connect by u.s. products, u.s. jobs. down
of the texas rangers. a big one as well. jhonny peralta, detroit tigers. a great job. another name you have to look out for. could impact the team. and then everth cabrera. another up and coming, all-star caliber player, another guy that could be on the list. several others on the list. what people need to remember, these are the big names that could impact pennant races now. >> let's talk how many game suspensions, what are you hearing? >> could be basically remainder of the regular season. they want to get these done. if any of the teams make the playoffs, major league baseball wants the guys eligible for the post season. or maybe the teams want them to be able to come back and play in the toast season. it's important that they try to get the suspensions handed down. ryan braun was 65 games. regular season. post season. nelson cruz, a guy they want to get back. jhonny peralta, they want to get him back. >> tell us about the teams that will be hurt right now. >> the rangers, if texas loses nelson cruz. the team's struggled since losing josh hamilton to free agency. the yankees -- any third
.m. than most people do all day. you should move to some [ bleep ] abandoned house in detroit. if a bunch of these white slobs who have creepy ass -- would move there with you, you can have a creepy ass neighborhood. detroit a little piece of turd world africa right here in america. >> wow. that's a little haaseist. >> was that -- was that a little racist? >> that was for me. >> just for you? >> stephanie: just for me. >> it's a tie. >> stephanie: you know what i think? because sean hannity mentioned me last week. >> did he. >> stephanie: i always get that. >> i saw that tweet. yeah, yeah. okay. all right. >> stephanie: speaking of right-wing world. >> eric boehlert from media matters for america doing the lord's work. ♪ hurts so good ♪ come on, baby ♪ eric boehlert hurts so good. >> stephanie: let's dive into the right-wing world. >> i don't know what that means. ♪ hurts so good >> stephanie: you know what? you tules ton a lot of -- you tulessen to a lot of right wing media. benghazi fever, another friday in right wing radio. >> we talked about the return of the clinton crazies,
being good for the communities that is the plants that depend on carmakers, detroit. what does it mean to detroit? >> this is tough, tough, tough for detroit. the manufacturing jobs in detroit have disappeared. back in the 50's 300,000 manufacturing jobs. last year, 27,000 jobs. those jobs have dispersed all over the united states and some are replaced by computers. the jobs are not coming back. detroit used to have a population of 1.85 million people. now they barely hit 700,000. this is a city that has been in decline for 60 years. tough times. >> heather: will the trend continue in 2014? for car sals, in general. >> guest: car sales can remain a recovery story because of pent up demand and the very old cars on the road. i don't thing we will suddenly see 25 million cars being sold. >> heather: not good news know detroit. 300,000 manufacturing jobs and down to 27,000. we appreciate you joining us. do you remember your first car in mine was a 64corvair. >> gregg: i had a mercury colony park used. it was wasn't a model t. >> the fight for the soul of the republican party with new jerse
. chemical war is a terrible thing, but we have detroit bankrupt, we have illegal aliens, we have so many things in this country that he to be taking care of her it would don't seem to have the time to take care of it hurt i say we should deal with the issues in this place and then we go out and help others. that is all i have got to say. here's what a couple of senators had to say. now is the time for decisive action. the u.s. must rally our friends and actions to take limited to return actions and serious. using standoff weapons without boots on the ground and at minimal risk to our men and women in uniform, we can sit if you can lead assad's airpower and listed missile capabilities and help establish safe areas on the ground. john mccain, lindsey graham, both republicans and united states senate. we have a democrat on the line now. surely from ermine ham alabama -- surely from birmingham alabama. uest: >> brought: assad has not anybody over your to kill us, but our american congress is killing and our american government is killing people right here in the united states. let's fix home
detroit, america is in big trouble. that's our show. see you next week.dends to watch, and have a great night. lori: a very good evening thank you so much peer being with us, i am lori rothman in for lou dobbs. >> obama administration making its case for taking military action against syria, briefing lawmakers about their conclusion that syria government carried out a large scale chemical weapons attack, tonight we speak with fox news military analyst, general jack king on whether the president is justified in takes action. even without the backing of allies or the united nations. >> and questionsemain about our involvement in libya. and the terrorist attack in benghazi, we'll talk with larry ward, a group of special operation veterans who are calling on house speaker john boehner to create a appreciate committee to -- special committee t investigate the attack. >> and administration refusing to enforce a law it does not like, now giving states green light to adopt regulation legalizing small amounts of marijuana, dobbs lawakes up the case with our attorneys, ww begin with new o
: detroit, once a shining example of america's industrial might, now is full of abandoned and run-down derelict buildings. coming up details on a new multimillion-dollar effort to fight the blight in the motor city. >>> plus a new report says the economy might be taking a toll on teens. analysts are raising the possibility of a lost generation? we'll tell you why. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: well right now in detroit a call for all hands on deck. city leaders asking residents to help save that bankrupt city and part of that means going street by street, building by dilapidated building, tearing the
by the military? we have more on this developing story. >>> also, is new york city on the brink of a detroit-style bankruptcy? new york city has been on the brink in the past. the warning from the mayor mike bloomberg that just came down. a question that's surfacing today, is this real? is this really where new york city is today, or is this somehow just a scare tactic from the mayor? we're live with that story next. ♪ ♪ we've been bringing people together. today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. and as the nation's leading beverage company, we can play an important role. that includes continually providing more options. giving people easy ways to help make informed choices. and offering portion controlled versions of our most popular drinks. it also means working with our industry to voluntarily change what's offered in schools. but beating obesity will take continued action by all of us, based on one simple common sense fact... all calories count. and if you eat and drink more calories than you burn off, you'll gain weight. that goes for
to blow up an airliner go approximating into detroit a few years back. this use of cargo planes to try to move moneyicians into the united states. i think aqap is seen as being of the various al qaeda offshoots particularly good at certain types of moneyicians or bomb making which could be deployed, you know, in europe or the united states that i think made people in the intelligence community particularly nervous with all this chatter. there is one bomb maker a saudi which works with aqap, there were some reports he had been killed in some of the drone strikes in yemen. i don't think people are totally sure. but the expertise he developed i think is believed to have lived on within this one al qaeda affiliate. and that's part of the threat that has made people really nervous. >> rose: what was his name, al cece was the last name, correct. >> so peter what you can tell us about aqap? >> well, you know the blom maker we're describing, he is 0 for 4 with the number of serious plots. he tried to kill the saudi minister of inter who is responsible for counterterrorism, tried to blow up a n
donald's and other fast food chains. >> i was with them in detroit. >> you were probably out there with them. >> yes, i was. >> you were in detroit. they are pushing for higher wages because you were there and you know. they like the 15 dollar an hour mark there. no major changes yet because that was not the first strike. do you think a bigger change might be happening in the future? >> absolutely, richard. the thing that i've noticed is more and more government officials are joining these workers on the picket lines. we have had clergy, a lot of clergy with us that have been with these workers from the beginning in detroit. >> when will this break, though? >> i think that's a question that when you look at history, there's always been change. henry ford decided to make the five dollar day possible when nobody thought that was what autoworkers should earn. we have had janitors and security officers that were in minimum wage jobs that are now in living wage jobs because they joined together and said, we need to bargain with our employers to have wages that make sense, both for the employer and for wo
in detroit is a duty. it's an obligation. it's something that you have to want to do. >> it's good to come back and rekindle the energy and spirit that i felt 50 years ago. the fact that dr. king is no longer here as well as others who stood with him gives me the challenge to pick up where they left off, to keep things going, bringing my granddaughters with me is passing that legacy to them so they will keep doing what i've done, what they've done, to keep america to be a better place. [♪ music ]
. for example, if you were born in a detroit family in the bottom fifth of the income levels, you would have a 5% chance of making it to the top fifth. but if you were born in san diego, your chances are twice as good. why? we're going to get to the bottom of this. raj chetty is one of the authors of the study. he is an economist at harvard and won the macarthur genius grant last year. je jeff sachs is the author of "the price of civilization." megan mccartle is a journalist who has written for the atlantic and scott is a fellow at the brookings institution. welcome all. raj, what did you think as one of the authors of this fascinating study, what are the big takeaways that you get out of it? >> so the basic fact from this study is that there's a great deal of variation within the u.s. in rates of upward income mobility. so traditionally people often perceive the u.s. as the land of opportunity. as you were saying, recently people have become concerned that upward mobility is declining in the u.s. relative to other countries. what we're showing in this study is actually you should think about th
're going to see that -- >> in detroit. >> stop it. >> women. it's just going to be horrible. >> all right. >> how can you make cars when you're doing that? it's now -- it's now an industrial problem, willie. >> all morning -- >> why do you think the japanese are beating us? >> miley cyrus. >> miley cyrus. >> we're actually going to take an in-depth look at the causes of the financial crisis that gripped the city and the innovators who were working to dig it out. coming up today on "morning joe" -- >> and twerking. >> stop it. >> chris mathews will be joining us along with the "washington post" david ignatius, financial times gilleyen tett and dr. nancy schneiderman. up next the top stories in the politico playbook. bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> good morning. as far as the rim fire went in california yesterday, firefighters got a little bit of control. not a lot. we went from 7% containment to 20%. it's still threatening the drinking supply, the reservoir that supplies 80% of the water to san francisco. worried about the ashes contaminating the water as the fire continues to
history moved deeps into yosemite national park. >>> the city of detroit is getting a makeover. the state plans to demolish nearly 4,000 abandoned homes to remove the blithe. >>> and at least 21 people in texas have been sickened from a measles outbreak. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ ♪ >>> who is bash aral-assad. the syrian president could be forcing america into another unpopular mideast war. how did a man who trained to be an opthal gist turn into this leader. >>> and a count think clerk takes what he says the current law into his own hands and joins the hands of those who want a marriage certificate regardless of their sexual preference. should one man be able to change the same-sex marriage debate? good evening, i'm antonio mora, and welcome to "consider this." we begin with syria, as the obama administration weighs its options to intervene in syrian's civil war, the white house's repeated calls for bashar al-assad's removal. >> reporter: after two and a half years of turmoil, leaving more than 100,000 people dead, the man ruling syria has earned
for detroit. 20 10 air cargo threat as well as other plots that were effectively mitigated. some more international in scope and origin like the christmas they plot was involved a nigerian citizen who purchased his ticket in ghama,. flew from legos to amsterdam and attended to ignite a bomb en route to america. that attempted attack, we learned that relevant information possessed by u.s. customs and border protection needed to be available overseas at the last point of departure for the united states. we fixed that. we learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to make these needed changes in close collaboration with our strongest allies. i am
to the end of july, the bankruptcy of june choi it -- the bankruptcy of detroit. there was an interesting confusion ourng media assistance. we have not seen that. detroit has faded away from the conversation in washington. have you been working on that with the ministration? do you think something is forthcoming? what would that -- what is key here, what would that systems entail? the fed can lead to detroit? more infrastructure grants go to the city. try to be as specific as possible as what the federal solution would be. >> we do not have time to wade through all that be specific. 30 seconds or less. let me talk about bankruptcy in able get to as much of your question as we can. there are two instances over the last couple of months where there has been abuse of the bankruptcy laws. take the one dealing with people and minerals. peabody coal has been in the industry for 100 years. they became a staple. alone back inand 1970. what do they do? arch get all of the legacy costs from a all those hundred years. the create this coal company called patriot. they put all most all of the legacy c
[ bleep ] story. >>> detroit police calling it an unprecedented case. a woman found dead, burned in a detroit apartment days after two other women were also found attacked. both left for dead in a nearby vacant field. one of them with burn marks on her body. cnn's rosa flores joins me with more on this one. and rosa, what are police saying? are they connecting these women at all? >> reporter: you know, that's the big question. i just got off the phone with detroit police, and the public information officer there tells me that they are investigating these three cases separately. right now they don't believe that these cases are related. but here is what we know. the latest body was discovered after detroit firefighters put out an apartment fire saturday. the woman has not been identified, but investigators do say that she is in her 20s. now, the medical examiner has not determined the cause of death at this point in time. here's what's very interesting. a week earlier to the day on jewel 27th, a 30-year-old woman was found physically assaulted in a vacant field. her continue is un
and more than half of the company's 1.3 million u.s. employees are on its health care plans. >>> in detroit a federal judge moved up the a hearing on the city's eligibility for bankruptcy. instead of october 23rd, egin on september 18 to determine whether detroit is insolvent and if the city negotiated in good faith with its creditors. >>> texas is home to four out of top five cities for u.s. business. baltimore was fourth and hughes to infifth. rankings are based on growth rates, local taxes and regulations. >>> that's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: who wants to intentionally step on broken glass when you go to the beach? well some florida beach communities are actually talking about putting it in the sand. joining me now from miami beach is fox's phil keating. hi, phil. >> hi, there. down here in florida, sand is is like gold. it draws millions of tourists every year which contributes $70 billion to the state's economy. believe it or not because of erosion constant along the coastline, you can see it with the three or four foot drop down t
are from the same hymn sheet. i do want to talk about how new york could become detroit, this would be the first giant step toward it. stuart: if i were voting, it would be christine quinn amazing enough. at least she would keep charter schools going. charles: exactly. stuart: this guy built a company from the ground up. a real american success story. london liquidators. talking to ceo, tom sullivan. one of charles payne favorite picks. mr. sullivan is coming up. ♪ make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you start using active trader pro today. then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. [ crickets chirping ] but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? [ exhales deeply ] [ male announcer ] well there is biotene. specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants, biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy, too. [ applause ] biotene -- for people who suffer from dry mouth. folks have suffer
with more from detroit. >> there are tens of thousands of abandoned homes like this one across the city. that has led to increases in crime, decreases in property value and a drain on precious city dollars. the goal of the new initiative is to take these abandoned homes and in turn, decrease foreclosures, rebuild neighborhoods by making them look like this. >> stay away and will be shot. sounds like a common sight in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes, most of them fall out from the housing crisis. morrison 30 of those are on robert couch's small street and are magnets for swatters, scrapper's and criminals. >> let the community down, it is no community, we do what we can put neighbors can't do it by themselves. >> help is on the way in the form of wrecking balls and dump trucks. in a first of its kind program michigan is taking on detroit's foreclosure crisis and attempting to stabilize its neighborhood by demolishing 4,000 abandoned homes across the city calling it the largest ef history. >> by eliminating the blight in a neighbor
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the would-be underwear bomber on the plane down to detroit. the problem is bigger today than when the u.s. started bombing the country. >> talk to us more about that. you wrote about that in your book, the last refuge. how yemen has become the haven for al qaeda. walk us through, you know, the rise, the fall, now the resurrectire resurrection of al qaeda in all of this. >> one of the more frustrating things for me and all people is in the years after september 11th al qaeda was actually defeated in yemen. it wasn't until a prison break, recently we've seen prison breaks in iraq, libya, pakistan. there was a prison break in 2006 that was the genesis of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. they tunnelled out into a neighboring mosque, brushed themselves out and into freedom. al qaeda was back. that was the group that was so dangerous. as president obama has said on numerous times, that's the group that's the most active. >> they're in yemen. >> they're in yemen. they're based in yemen. one of the problems for the u.s. is there are yemenese in yemen. it was arabs in a non-arab country. the p
on washington. first, edith lee payne of detroit tells the story of one of the iconic pictures taken at the event. >> one evening in october of 2008, i got a phoneical from my cousin, marcia, who lives in baltimore mo, maryland, she had been browgz a category with some friend and came across a 2009 black history calendar. on the front of this calendar were pictures of dr. king, and frederic douglas, jesse owens. and on the back of the calendar were these same people but, also, there was a picture of me. i of course immediately recalled being at the march on washington but i didn't recall a picture being taken. it also happened to be my 12th birthday. that day in washington was a very hot day. but it was a day where a lot of people from all over the country came together for a common goal, and that was to make the quality of life better for everyone. it was very special to me to be there, to be one of the people present to make a difference in what dr. king had brought to our attention. >> woodruff: that was edith lee payne of detroit. you can find her story, and other firsthand accou
coming into detroit as well as ink cartridges being filled with explosives and sent to america as well a year after that. a dangerous group. they were being used by al qaeda central now, apparently, to act out and to strike out and that's why the concerns were there, bill. bill: thank you, greg palkot, london there reporting. despite the latest terror threat the white house still contending that the core of al qaeda has been diminished, knocked out. ahead ambassador john bolton on that and what he thinks the terror network's resurgence and what it means for our national security. that is coming up with the ambassador. >> after four years of waiting the trial of the man charged in the 2009 fort hood massacre is about to begin. here is army psychiatrist, major nidal hasan as he looked that day when he admittedly killed 13 people and wounded dozens in an alleged shooting rampage. here is how he looks today as he prepares to represent himself and even cross-examine some of the wounded survivors. now we have casey stiegel there for us. he is live on the base at fort hood. he will join us in
western jetliners over detroit. several years ago. so this has been going on for some time. al qaeda and north africa tried to take over earlier this year and would have succeed seeded had it not been for french intervention. >> you could have made the same argument 15 years ago -- is afghanistan a threat to us? distant highly -- remote little country in the middle of asia. but it is a threat to the extent it provides a secure base from which al qaeda can plan and plot. that's the issue. now the biggest threat increasingly i would say is not yemen but syria where we have thousands of fighters affiliated and other al qaeda linked al qaeda groups. and that are gaining strength. they are gaining expertise and gaining fighting experience. >> they are create sanctuaries inside of syria which will be presumably very hard for us to penetrate. >> right. not only that but they are importing jihadis from europe that will go home at one point back to hamburg or -- madrid. then they are going to create perpetrate you jihadi -- >> we were told that this syria isn't our fight. it is irrelevant to
, walking out of their jobs forcing the closure of at least one mcdonald's in detroit, protests took place in 1 14 many cities -- in many cities demanding pays to $15 an hour. my next guest said that conflict in syria creates a unfriendly environment for the markets despite some up lifting economic news today, welcome steven whiting. syria, a new worry that many investors are not app days pay theeing, how does it affect the market. >> it added to a range of concern, tapering issue by fed goes on and on. the general troubel that has been in emerging markets, trouble to get savings flows they had in past decade, a lot of turmoil in the currency markets. lori: why is that important? many are hitting multiyear lows right now? >> this is a big trend change, in last decade dollar fell in 8 out of 10 years through 2011, and domestic investors tried to move their money overseas are international investors tried to leave dollar-based assets but the dollar got cheap, a lot of things like pick up in crude oil supplies from united states, making effect of syria and other disruptions in the middle eas
. >>> listen to this one. detroit on the rebound question mark there? federal, state and local officials are kicking off a new campaign spending more than $50 million to tear down thousands of abandoned buildings in order to help revive some of the city's hardest hit areas. let's talk about this. garrett tenney is live for us in the motor city. the big question is, is this going to help? >> reporter: well, heather of the goal of this program is to stablize neighborhoods and redice foreclosures like taking homes like these and making them look like this. stay away and scrappers will be shot. signs like these are common site in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes. most of them fallout from the housing crisis. more than 30 of those homes are on robert couch's small street and have become magnets for squatters, scrappers and criminals. >> bring our neighborhood down, our community down. it ain't no community. we tried to do what we can as neighbors. neighbors can't do it all by their self. >> reporter: now help is on the way in the form of
. the biggest for the tigers is miguel cabrerra with a sore abdoman. they took control of the game. detroit led 7-2 and the game was called in 27th innincalled in 7o rain. now to tennis and after seven-plus tours on tour. he heard criticism for his inability to win the big one. something put to rest by winning the gold medal at the london olympics and the london title a u few weeks a go and become the first brit to win that championship in 77 years. and that the years *urs open the defending champ is seated third. both players born on the same day. he's a huge hit an forced him to run all over the court to return those powerful ground strokes. that's an area which murray kpeld and that's what he did in this match winning the last five games in a row and a 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 6 -1 victory. >> it's very difficult for wimbledon for example an it's something that u you need to enjoy. there's always noise during the points. you hear words at wome at womene quiet. >> the placing 87 ranked of germany and the number one player in the world placed two set points early in the second round match but saved both
is focusing on detroit. a city that is gone through incredible pain. and this is an opportunity for those of us who believe this is the greatest country in the world for people to have the opportunity to become all that they can be. we can go to detroit and it's a city where we which party has run that city for the past 50 years and we can propose different solutions, solutions . sed on our free enterprise strongly encouraging enterprise zones in detroit but we need ideas. anyone want to talk to us about detroit, that's where we think is one of the most important places to have an impact and to share in the cause that each of us believe. it's an honor to be with you all to share some words. i appreciate the opportunity. and god bless you. god bless america. thank you. >> thank you. now we will hear from mr. bob woodson sr., founder and president for the center of america.integrated >> good afternoon. the dr. king i remember was a man who was not content with reflecting the majority opinion or the consensus of the majority but he challenged it. we forget that the civil rights movement was
's public comments. >> that's right. it's simplified by the vice president is detroit was alive and bin laden was dead. they went on to say it was on the heels. this seems to call it into questions. it's not just groups that hit us in benghazi that this administration hasn't really focused on but al qaeda was the one they were focused on. also the progressive line that all we have to do is pull out of iraq, dwachb stan, roll over, play nice doggy and these people won't be as violent against us isn't true. basically we've shifted from offense to defense and this is what happens. >> quickly, what's the significance for you that this includes afghanistan? >> i think it shows central asia continues to be a real hot spot and even though they want the afghan war to be over, we still have to have the ability to act in central asia as long as asia and militants are there. >> thank you so much for your insight. good luck with the book. >> thanks, shannon. >>> peace negotiations continue. hopes are high but the path will not be easy. the defense minister joining us live with his thoughts next. >>
's interesting. i'm running out of time and i've got to get to this. the mcdonald's in bankrupt detroit was closed yesterday because of that $15 per hour fiat wage that they staged a strike. and bankrupt detroit's mcdonald closed. what, have you got anything to say about this $15 an hour fast food wage? >> this is unbelievable, stuart. it's so easy for the unions and politicians to go after multi-billion dollar corporations, these ceo's, who this has nothing to do with mcdonald's. they don't control the franchise wage scale. so you have mom and pop stores that are affected by this. less than 5% of fast food workers are affected by minimum wage. the average minimum wage worker in the united states, the family brings in $53,000 a year, and this is a grab and they're trying to get it through the minimum wage argument. stuart: relax, john, you've got the beach behind you and you'll be there i'm sure. >> yes, sir. stuart: he's in bermuda. great weekend to you. the top of the hour we've got the man who wrote the book on unions. and does he think this administration is going to cave to the rec
-qaeda not decimated but al-qaeda is very much alive it's actually detroit that is decimated. >> and in last may, he said osama bin laden is dead and most of his top lieutenants. there has been no large scale attacks on the united states and homeland is more secure. in summary, we're safer because of our efforts, but would you say that is not true? >> i think what we've seen from this administration is a willingness to look the other way. we pretend like al-qaeda is on the run. it's not just benghazi that we saw these problems in. mali has been developing as a strong hold for terrorists for quite a long time. the french are the ones who actually had to step up and do something bit. the united states was unwilling. you know it's really bad when the french are leading the charge and the united states is pretending there is no war to fight. >> heather: and this threat is focused on yemen, why? >> that is also a hub right now. there is probably some very real intelligence. we obviously are not privy to that intelligence, but those who are understanding that on daily basis have to make the decisions. i d
detroit and birmingham county. those are not priorities. >> what should the white house do. what would dr. king say to barack obama today? >> he would be delighted that we have in him, president obama, the crown jewel of our struggle. he that done an incredible job making the case for a better nation. on the other hand, president obama would be in the asks i say, in the johnson lincoln lane, dr. king in the douglas lane appealing to the president. i think they need president obama to deem with the lyndon johnson moment. he gave us solid analysis, and appropriation and legislation. we need now, 30% black unemployment, we need appropriation and legislation to close these tremendous gaps. >> reverend jackson, we go back many years, thanks for being with us this morning. >> thank you, sir. >> i hope you enjoy your day down on the mall. >> indeed. >> coverage continues today on aljazeera and aljazeera.com. we will have special coverage from the lincoln memorial at 2:00 eastern time. >> we turn now to the weather situation across the country, where they are wondering what it is going to be like
it in ohio, detroit, pennsylvania. >> they're doing it in texas. >> it would create jobs. so many opportunities for all americans. there is your answer. >> i want to add one point. i lived in atlanta. the day i arrived in atlanta, my first day on the air i got a call from maynar, d jackson. i got to know andrew young, josea williams. martin luther king's driver. i got to know these guys. what they did many the face of such hostility is an amazing profile in courage. what they did made this country better. >> absolutely. >> the president gave a good speech today, bob. one of the best speeches i have heard him give. >> talk about entitlements. unfortunately president obama has only expanded entitlements to make whites, blacks, hispanics more dependent. it's not helping anybody. you and i know more could be done in washington, d.c. it's cultural. when you have a president who is -- i know you don't like him. i don't like what he does. h's a good father, appearingly a good husband. there are no sex scandals. he's there for his kids. his pants are pulled up. he speaks gramattic -- corr
on the largest bankruptcy case, detroit. big cities, municipalities in trouble, going bankrupt. closely watching those. >>> the best paid ceos, the best paid ceos are often fired or fined according to a new study saying 40% of them get the action, they end up in court or get bail-out money. they used former layman ceo receiving half a billion dollars in composition from 2001 to 2007. the chief executives of large companies received 354 times as much as the average worker in 2012. 354 times. >> i'm just doing the math. >> my goodness. >> it's a lot of money. >> incredible. how do you break it down like that. >> when you see a ceo building a 40,000 square foot house, sell the stock. they are at the end of their long trajectory and focus on other things. the more money they get, the more careful you should be. the less hungry they are. >> very important woman to keep in your lives. >>> coming up, battle lines drawn. world leaders cannot agree on what to do about syria. the government believed to have poisoned hundreds of people. what comes up next. we'll join him after the break. i asked my husband
in new york this morning and spread across to cities like chicago, charlotte north carolina, and detroit. workers say they want to earn $15 an hour, nearly double the current minimum wage. lois is the history professor at cornell university, and she joins us now from ihnica new york. can you hear me now. >> obviously we are having a little difficult with our life feed there. question will try to come back to them later. the justice department says it will not sue the state's of colorado and washington to block them from legalized recreational marijuana use. instead, the government outlines its priorities for enforcing the laws including keeping pot out of the hands of minors and keeping the drug cart tells out. this leaves many trying to figure out how to make money off this newly legal industry. in abatement room, he gives us a small whiff of the future of big weed. >> we won some awards for this, if you smell it you will get -- blueberry cheesecake. >> this is a 500 square feet growing room, but his company is permitted for nearly 20 times that. we help provide over 10,000 patients wit
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